General Information

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Baltimore County Towson District Court

Welcome to the District Court of Maryland for Baltimore County located in Towson, MD.

The District Court hears landlord/tenant cases, replevin actions, traffic violations, criminal cases classified as misdemeanors and certain felonies, and civil cases in the amount of $30,000 or less. The District Court does not conduct jury trials.

Hon. Dorothy J. Wilson
​​​​​Administrative Judge
Maria Fields
​​​​​Administrative Clerk
Whitney Wisniewski
​​​​​Administrative Commissioner

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General Information: 410-512-2000 | Toll-free (In-state only): 1-800-944-1826
TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

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The courthouse is located at 120 E. Chesapeake Avenue, Towson, MD 21286-5307No food or drink are permitted in this building. For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

From Annapolis
Take Route 50 West to I-97 North, exit #21, toward Baltimore. Take I-695 West, exit #17A, toward Baltimore/Towson merge onto I-695 West, Take Route 695 to Exit 26 - York Road. [Or take exit 27 (Dulaney Valley Road) which will intersect with York Road] Continue south on York Road until you come to Chesapeake Avenue. Turn left on Chesapeake Avenue. District Court location is on the right.

From North of Baltimore
Take Route 695 to Exit 26 - York Road. [Or take exit 27 (Dulaney Valley Road) which will intersect with York Road] Continue south on York Road until you come to Chesapeake Avenue. Turn left on Chesapeake Avenue. District Court location is on the right.

Bus Information 
MTA Buses, Numbers 3, 8 and 12, have bus stops nearby.
https://www.mta.maryland.gov/

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Public garage next to court location.

District 8 - Baltimore County

Phase V Baltimore County Information - 04/26/2021
Phase IV Baltimore County Information - 03/15/2021
Phase V Baltimore County Information- 10/05/2020
Baltimore County District Court Reopening Plan -10/05/2020
Baltimore County District Court Phase IV Information - 08/31/2020
Phase IV -Reopening Plan - 08/31/2020
Phase III -Reopening Plan - 07/20/2020
Phase III -Baltimore County Information - 07/20/2020
Phase II -Reopening Plan: Safety Measures - 06/05/2020
Phase II -Reopening Plan -  Updated 06/09/2020
Order to Reopen "Old" Catonsville District Court Location - 06/09/2020
Order to Rescind the Order of April 7th, 2020 on the Stay of Residential Evictions - 06/09/2020
Phase II - Reopening Plan - 06/05/2020
Baltimore County -Order on the Stay of Residential Evictions - 04/07/2020
Baltimore County Remote Guideline Hearings - 03/26/2021
Baltimore County Civil Pretrial Conference Procedures - 03/26/2021
Order to Close "Old" Catonsville District Court Location - 03/23/2020
Statewide - Issued by the Chief Judge of the District Court
Communication Regarding the CDC Agency Order and Landlord/Tenant Actions - 08/27/2021
Communication Regarding the CDC Agency Order and Landlord/Tenant Action - 08/04/2021
Communication Regarding The CDC Agency Order And Landlord/Tenant Actions - 06/30/2021
Communication Regarding The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Interim Final Rule Involving The CDC Agency Order And Failure To Pay Rent Landlord Tenant Actions - 04/30/2021
Emergency Rental Assistance Program  - 04/30/2021
Communication on CDC Agency Order and Landlord Tenant Actions - 03/30/2021
Fourth Revised Communication Affidavit Judgment in the District Court - 03/12/2021
Communication Regarding District Court Restricted Operations and Landlord/Tenant Actions During Return to Phase IV - 02/26/2021
Communication Regarding the Recently Enacted Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 - Updated 01/29/2021

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